Ghost History

Exploration of the history of ghosts and spirits through newly discovered ghost stories and theories if ghosts are real or not. Join MJ Wayland, Ghost Historian into a journey into the unknown.

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Royalist Devil of Woodstock

From Woodstock Manor House comes the tale of the “Royalist Devil of Woodstock”, whether the spirit was the devil or an ingenious follower of...

A Fight with a Ghost

In ghost history there are many mentions of encounters of ghosts which results in violence, the most famous case is that of novelist Captain...
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Henry Sutton shoots a ghost

While researching Victorian ghost hunters, I don’t mean the toffs behind the Society of Psychical Research or the Ghost Club, but the common person’s...
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The Lantern Man

Marsh gas may have been suspected to be a source of UFO sightings during the 1950’s but in the 1800’s it give rise to...
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Haunted Lancashire Families

Dramatic and often short lives were lived by some of Lancashire’s most powerful and religious families. In the face of adversity of religious persecution...